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Technical Delivery Manager, Zoro


CHICAGO, IL, US, 60603-4013 BUFFALO GROVE, IL, US, 60089-4525 Virtual Worker, IL, US, N/A

Date:  Jan 2, 2022

Company Summary
Zoro offers millions and millions of products — an endless aisle with everything you need to run your business. We offer fast and free shipping, no-hassle returns, and exceptional customer service. We’ve grown quickly in a short time and are continuing to do so while aggressively growing our revenue. We are excited to be a part of an award-winning culture — we have been named a Great Place to Work for multiple years in a row, among other local and national accolades. We think Zoro is a pretty amazing place to work and grow, and think you will too! 


Primary Function
As Technical Delivery Manager, Data Engineering at Zoro, you are responsible for leading a group of agile data experts that oversee engineering and administration of analytics data management platform and integrations. In this role, you will be responsible for overseeing and leading the delivery of business-critical features. We are looking for a data leader who will champion data-driven culture within the organization; someone who is comfortable using cloud-native data solutions, managing and mentoring data engineers, and collaborating closely with key stakeholders. 


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead a set of agile data experts to deliver data initiatives and capabilities that are critical for the business
  • Collaborate with key IT and business stakeholders to define, prioritize and implement data projects
  • Utilize cloud-native technology and services in Google Compute Platform to architect, design and implement next-gen data products 
  • Leverage data management best practices to maximize business value 
  • Promote a culture of high-performance by balancing innovation and operational excellence
  • Be the champion for organizational change management as we transform to a data-driven culture 



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a related technical field 
  •  4+ years of experience in data management 
  • Superior communication and business-technical interaction skills 
  • Expert-level SQL skills 
  • Expert knowledge of data modeling concepts and data relationships 
  • Solid experience in data architecture, database design and data engineering pipelines and interfaces ● Solution-oriented data leader with a strong bias towards action 
  • Seeks responsibility and ownership in creating tangible business value 
  • Excellent team player


Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree 
  • Experience working with and mentoring agile data teams 
  • At least 4 years of ETL/ELT experience 
  • At least 3 years of data modeling experience 
  • Prior experience with product information management in a retail or ecommerce environment
  • At least 2 years working with cloud data technologies including batch/streaming ETL
  • At least 2 years of experience in Python or R for large scale data analysis 


Zoro Values and Inclusive Culture:  
We share a commitment to our Zoro values – Win & Lose Together (We prefer winning!), Take Ownership, We Are Transparent, and Aspire to be Customer-Obsessed. Everything we do at Zoro is centered around delighting our customers. It's a natural extension of our company culture and how we care for each other. We believe when we act in ways that are consistent with these values, we can solve any technical challenge that lies ahead of us. As a Zoro employee, you can expect to work with smart, energetic people, learn something every day, and be valued for your perspective. 


Zoro is dedicated to fostering an environment where people of all backgrounds and beliefs are represented, and all team members can be confident that their experiences and perspectives are valued. Zoro aims to empower all employees to learn about, raise awareness, and promote diversity and inclusion through all of our workplace interactions. Zoro is a place where everyone can learn, grow and thrive. 


We recognize the courage and effort it takes to apply for your next opportunity. We also recognize that there is rarely such thing as a perfect candidate. Even if you do not meet every qualification, we still encourage you to apply -- we do not want to miss out on meeting the next person who could emerge as a key contributor to our business and culture.  



Zoro is an Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.